jennifer rubell in 'high anxiety: new acquisitions' at rubell family collection, miami, florida, USA
30 November 2016'High Anxiety: New Acquisitions' presents selections of artworks from 32 artists acquired since 2014, many of whom explore polarising social and political concerns through a broad spectrum of contemporary artistic practices. In gauging the output and energies of these artists we find creative currents that speak to our shared state of uncertainty, nervousness and pessimism. "Artists help us comprehend and grapple with the critical issues in our lives," says Mera Rubell.
jennifer rubell in ‘no man's land': a collaboration of national museum of women in the arts with rubell family collection, miami, florida, USA
30 September 2016NMWA curators worked with RFC to choose a highly focused group of paintings and sculptures that center on the process of making as well as images of the female body, both topics that extend from the feminist art movement of the 1970s. Many artists in the exhibition use labor-intensive techniques to alter conventional notions of "women's work" and handcraft. Some sculpt or paint semi-abstract shapes that reference the body obliquely, while others depict the female form directly, forcefully reclaiming its visualization and interpretation.
jennifer rubell presents ‘devotion', an annual breakfast performance at the rubell family collection, miami, florida, USA
2 December 2015Jennifer Rubell will be presenting ‘Devotion' at the Rubell Family Collection on 3 December 2015 from 9 to 11am. It is her 12th annual breakfast performance during Art Basel Miami Beach. Using bread, butter, and a couple engaged to be married (Alban de Pury and Fanny Karst) as her media, Rubell will transform the simple act of cutting and buttering bread into a poetic exploration of repetition as devotion.
jennifer rubell creates food installation for 'power ball xvii: appetite for excess' at power plant, toronto, canada
4 June 2015This year's Power Ball theme 'Appetite for Excess' investigates the fine line between decadence and debauchery through visual art, music, fashion and food. The main event will be a once in a Lifetime food performance, 'So Sorry', by Jennifer Rubell.
jennifer rubell creates food installation to celebrate anniversary of performa, new york, USA
4 November 2014Performa, the leading organization dedicated to the critical role of live performance in 21st-century art, will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a fall fête in tribute to the Renaissance featuring a specially commissioned food performance by Jennifer Rubell.
jennifer rubell honoured at women in the arts event 2014
22 October 2014Women in the Arts 2014 will honor two outstanding people: world-class contemporary art collector Mera Rubell, and exceptional performance and installation artist Jennifer Rubell-we have found that few creative relationships can be as inspirational as that of a mother and daughter.
jennifer rubell creates installation for scad museum of art, georgia.
19 February 2013Rubell creates participatory artwork that is a hybrid of performance art, installation and happenings. The work, titled "Free" is a site-specific installation and was inspired by Rubell's recent visit to Savannah as well as a broad range of ideas from communion and the Annunciation to Le Corbusier's church at Ronchamp, artists Mark Rothko and Donald Judd, and Hans Namuth's film of Jackson Pollock painting.
jennifer rubell presents 'lanscapes' for summer night's gala, fondation beyeler, switzerland
28 September 2011Conceived specially for the Summer Night's Gala Jennifer Rubell presents ‘Landscapes' an exhibition of interactive elements taking place throughout the Beyeler's galleries.
jennifer rubell at dallas contemporary, dallas, texas, USA
22 September 2011The Dallas Contemporary is proud to present two exhibits by Jennifer Rubell, 'Made in Texas' and 'Nutcrackers'. One is a performance piece about food and labour on Thursday, September 22, and the other an interactive exhibit where museum patrons are encouraged crack nuts with nude female mannequin legs.
saatchi gallery present jennifer rubell's engagement sculpture during royal wedding weekend
28 April 2011From Thursday 28 until sundown Saturday 30 April (with press opportunities from Wednesday afternoon), those Londoners not invited to Westminster Abbey can console themselves by taking part in a special project hosted by The Saatchi Gallery. Taking place over the Royal Wedding Weekend, Londoners and tourists alike can momentarily step into Kate Middleton's boots: trying on the iconic engagement ring and posing alongside a life-sized wax model of Prince William.